Hundreds of people took to Parliament Square today in protest of Suella Braverman questioning the legitimacy of some LGBTQIA+ people seeking asylum in the UK. Those in attendance carried placards with messages such as, “Being a refugee is not a crime” and, “Being LGBTQ+ means death in some countries” on them. Organised by Pride in London and African Rainbow Family, the crowd at the ‘Stand Against Suella’ demonstration heard from LGBTQIA+ asylum seekers and human rights campaigners. These included prominent activist Peter Tatchell, who told GAY TIMES that he views Braverman’s remarks as a “political tool”. “It’s all about her bid for the future leadership of the Tory Party after Rishi Sunak goes.
Source: The Times October 01, 2023 19:25 UTC